You may have noticed we utilized Flickr this season. We used it as a way of reaching a new community and to bring a new perspective to our sport, through imagery. We featured all of the races from the 2010 season, a few Race to the Party’s, the 2012 announcement, the 2012 fan-designed chassis, and much, much more.
To date, we’ve uploaded 2,876 images – in one season – with over a million views from fans.
Flickr measures the popularity of images in four ways – Interesting, Views, Favorites and Comments. More on that later.
For this post, I wanted to look back on share some of my favorite images from Flickr in 2010 and reveal some of the amazing shots our photographers captured. In the next few weeks, I’ll be revealing the most popular images, according to Flickr. Sit tight.
I like this image below because it shows how much work goes into everything that happens at the track. The people that work on teams work long, long hours. They’re constantly on the road. This shot captures that commitment.
This is a beautifully composed photo, capturing the elevation and natural landscape of Barber Motorsports Park, along with the speed of IndyCar.
This is such a cool shot. It grabs a glimpse of Simona de Silvestro at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this past May as a rookie. The blurred Pagoda, the plain white outfit and the covered face all make for a thought provoking capture.
When I first saw this photograph, I thought it was a painting. It doesn’t seem real – but it is- and it’s an amazing capture of what was a challenging month at Indianapolis for Tony Kanaan. Although it really does look like a painting…
This was an image submitted by Iowa Speedway photographer Meghann Bestell Eide. It shows that track being consumed by this intense storm. I hope she stayed dry.
Fans make this sport. This one says it all.
Despite the high pressure and packed pit lane before the finale at Homestead, Dario Franchitti managed to find some peace, minutes before the green flag. The rest is history…
There are tons of stunning images on the IndyCar Flickr page. I could have kept going.
What are some of your favorites? Take a look, HERE.